Dennis Scott Rumors
Justin Kubatko: CJ McCollum made his 1,000th career 3-pointer this afternoon. He reached that mark in his 474th career game. Only six players have done so faster: 1️⃣ 369 – Stephen Curry 2️⃣ 372 – Klay Thompson 3️⃣ 385 – Damain Lillard 4️⃣ 457 – Dennis Scott 5️⃣ 460 – Bradley Beal 6️⃣ 473 – Ray Allen
Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw got caught by a hot NBA TV microphone talking to former Magic teammate Dennis Scott, with Shaw clearly ripping Russell and Scott possibly throwing a thinly veiled shot at the Nets’ front office for having taken the young guard in a trade.
Much is made of Ball’s release on his jumper, but really, the Lakers are more concerned about his footwork than his shooting form. “It’s like he’s shooting a different shot every time,” one Angeleno says. (Dennis Scott, our Turner Sports colleague who knows a thing or two about jumpers, says that as long as Ball’s hands get square at the release point, where Ball starts his shooting motion doesn’t matter that much.)
Additionally, Westbrook and Irving aren’t the only NBAers involved. Shaq and Dennis Scott will be scouting players for Westbrook and Irving, as shown in the first episode of a series that’ll lead up to the big game.
Atlanta police and the Atlanta Chapter of the National Basketball Retired Players Association and Morehouse College hosted a free, day-long summit on Saturday. The event focused on youth, ages 8-16, that featured candid talk about youth concerns. Members of the Atlanta Police Gang Unit and retired NBA players spoke to the group during several workshops. The event was held at Morehouse College’s Forbes Arena.